Ann Arbor City Councilmembers Sumi Kailasapathy, D-Ward 1, and Anne Bannister, D-Ward 1, have sued the city of Ann Arbor, Mayor Christopher Taylor and City Clerk Jacqueline Beaudry over a $10 million deal regarding the development of Library Lot.
Volunteers participating in a pilot sustainability initiative called “More Composting, More Carts!” have been working to decrease the amount of food waste headed to landfills along Ann Arbor’s garbage route six, which runs through the city’s fifth district Thursday mornings.
The Lecturers Employee Organization announced today they had come to an agreement with the University, following months of negotiation and numerous bargaining sessions with the University over the past three days.
According to LEO, the union bargaining team has negotiated an agreement with the University that will raise pay, improve health care and boost job security.
The Lecturers’ Employee Organization, which represents over 1,700 non-tenured faculty across the three University campuses, is continuing to push for higher wages and improved benefits in its contract negotiations with U-M administration. Since early last year, the union has been bargaining with University representatives over a new five-year agreement, the last of which officially expired May 29.
The Ann Arbor Police Department is investigating the suspected homicide of Robert Sharp, a 76-year-old retired University of Michigan professor. The victim was found dead Monday night in the basement of his house on Alpine Drive. Sharp’s death, which police believe involved foul play, happened at some point between Sunday and Monday.
University Health Services, the University of Michigan’s student health center, is offering sexual assault exams administered on-site by trained sexual assault nurse examiners rather than making students travel to the emergency room after an incident. The service is designed to improve students’ access to examinations and provide care in a more comfortable and convenient environment.
According to Susan Ernst, the chief of the UHS Women's Health Clinic, going to the emergency room after sexual assault can cause anxiety for a variety of reasons.
In collaboration with other student presidents of Big Ten universities, Daniel Greene, the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government president, released a letter Tuesday night opposing the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform Act.
A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by Deborah Gordon Law on June 4 on behalf of a male University of Michigan student, claims the University’s sexual misconduct policy does not provide due process to males accused of sexual assault and thereby discriminates against them on the basis of gender.
Construction of a new public art exhibit, built along Stadium Boulevard as part of a road reconstruction project, came to a close in late May after two weeks of construction and months of planning. Titled “Leaven,” the sculpture comprises hundreds of 9-inch-by-9-inch anodized aluminum “leaves” arranged in an overlapping pattern on a stone wall.